Victorian Chair Makeover- A Distressed but Elegant DIY Project

Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today I want to share one of my favourite upholstery projects, one that I did just for me. This is my Victorian Chair DIY Makeover which is distressed yet elegant. This vintage chair reupholstery project surpassed all my expectations. It is the first time I have ever Read More

DIY Farmhouse Backyard Bench

Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m showing you how I built this DIY Farmhouse Backyard Bench in under 20 minutes. This is such a simple tutorial and the bench is solid and gorgeously rustic. I’m currently sitting on this bench as I type this, I just love it so much. I Read More

Mudroom Entryway Bench featuring Shiplap Walls

Hello and welcome to The Old Summers Home! Today I’m going to show you how we took our entryway from dark, dreary and chaotic turning it into a bright and cheery farmhouse nook with great organizational features. You will see how our Mudroom Entryway Bench featuring shiplap walls has completely transformed our home! Previously when Read More

Our Mudroom Laundry Room Before & After

Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home. Today we are going to look at our mudroom laundry room before and after!   We bought this old house 8 years ago. This is our first home we have purchased and it has been quite the learning experience. Owning your own home opens lots of doors Read More

Herringbone Laundry Room Table Project

Here at The Old Summer Home we’ve been tackling our awful mudroom/laundry room. This room has been an eyesore ever since we bought this house 8 years ago. Yes, 8 whole years I’m ashamed to say! In short we really needed this upgrade for quite some time.Finally a month ago I decided to kick my Read More